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by NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
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Astronaut Yvonne Cagle visited the newly renovated Ames Exploration Encounter AEE to inspire the next generation on July 26, 2010, which was Ames kick-off event for Summer of Innovation. The children who attended were very enthusiastic about talking to an astronaut and Cagle was very engaging with the kids. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center ARC
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/cagle_aee.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center / Paul Langston
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Yuri's night will be at NASA Ames Research Center on April 10, 2010. This guest came in costume to a previous Yuri's night event. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Paul Langston
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/silver_guy.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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Smoke studies of a 63-012 d/D -3 airfoil.
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by NASA Ames Research Center.
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16' Wind tunnel tests of the 0.16 scale MX-656 model. 3/4 Front with two ram jets.
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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Wind tunnel tests of the MX-656model mounted in the 16' W.T. 3/4 Rear view
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Schilieren photograph of an F11F-1 Tiger at Mach 1.4 in the 1-foot by 3-foot wind tunnel at NASA Ames. This image was taken in February 1965. Image source: NASA
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/tiger_at_mach_1.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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7- by -10 foot wind tunnel investigation of XS-3 (MX-656) research airplane. Detail of leading edge flaps.
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Riding atop its modified Boeing 747 carrier aircraft, the space shuttle Endeavour touches down on the runway of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett Dec. 12, 2008
Topics: Endeavour, landing, STS-126, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, What -- Endeavour, What -- STS-126,...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/08-12-12-1.html
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› View Landing Video Space shuttle Endeavour kicks up dust as it touches down at Edwards Air Force Base in California to end the STS-126 mission, completing its 16-day journey of over 6.6 million miles in space. Image credit: NASA/Tony Landis Nov. 30, 2008
Topics: Endeavour, landing, STS-126, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, What -- Endeavour, What -- STS-126,...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/08-11-30-1.html
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Anthony Colaprete, LCROSS project scientist and principal investigator, shares the preliminary results from the Oct. 9 LCROSS impacts at a press conference on Nov. 13 at NASA's Ames Research Center. Photo credit: NASA / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/iotw/LCROSS_press_conference.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center / Matthew Reyes
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Spaceward Bound went to the Gobabeb Station in Namibia in April, 18-25 April, for a science trip focused on hypoliths. In this image, teachers walk through the desert of Namibia. The mission of Spaceward Bound is to train the next generation of space explorers by having students and teachers participate in the exploration of scientifically interesting but remote and extreme environments on Earth as analogs for human exploration of the Moon and Mars. Spaceward Bound Field Expeditions involve...
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- Moon, What -- Mars, Where -- Namibia, Where -- Ames Research Center, ARC
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/namibia_walking.html
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This mid-infrared image of the W3A star cluster in the inset was captured by the FORCAST camera on the SOFIA flying observatory in 2011. It is overlaid on a near-infrared image of the W3 star-forming region from the Spitzer space telescope. The SOFIA image scale is 150 x 100 arcseconds, and the red, green and blue colors represent 37, 20 and 7 μm. The red, green and blue colors in the background image from Spitzer represent 7.9, 4.5, 3.6 μm. SOFIA image: NASA / DLR / USRA / DSI / FORCAST team...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2012/iotw/SOFIA_W3_star_forming_perseus.html
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Ames Center Director Pete Worden greets the Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen as he departs from Moffett Field March 15, 2010. Tim Quigley Jr., Vice President of the San Jose Dublin Sister City Program also attended the event. Cowen attended the opening of an Irish Innovation Center in San Jose, Calif. Photo Credit: NASA
Topics: Where -- San Jose, Where -- Dublin
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/brian_cowen_visit.html
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Viking 1 images composite of Mars by USGS University of Arizona. The Viking 1 Mission was flown in June of 1976. Photo Credit: NASA
Topics: What -- Viking, What -- Mars, Where -- Arizona
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/479783main_viking_ratio_full.jpg
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In the upper levels of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Discovery is moved toward high bay 3 where the external fuel tank and solid rocket boosters are already stacked on the mobile launcher platform. Discovery is set to launch on mission STS-119 carrying the final starboard truss, S6, in the assembly of the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller Jan. 8, 2009
Topics: Discovery, STS-119, launch, space shuttle, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, What -- Discovery, What...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/09-01-08.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
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The Oakland stop of the Traveling Space Museum included a visit to an American Charter School. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center ARC
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/american_indian_charter_school.html
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Trajectory-Based Automation System (TBAS) simulation in the Crew-Vehicle Systems Research Facility's (CVSRF) Boeing 747-400 simulator with John Walker and Joe Walton of NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/493620main_tbas_full.jpg
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And they're off! Ames employees participated in the annual Tour de Ames bicycle race and fun ride on May 5, 2010. Photo credit: NASA / Dominic Hart
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/tour_de_ames.html
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The model MX-656 installed in the Ames 6x6'WT. 3/4 Front view.
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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16' W.T. Tests of the MX656 with ram-jets. 3/4 Front view of model with the underwing tanks.
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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16' W.T. Tests of the MX656 with ram-jets. 3/4 Rear
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Testing advanced designs for high-speed aircraft in 1948, an engineer makes final calibrations to a model mounted in the 6 x 6 Foot Supersonic Wind Tunnel at the NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Moffett Field, California. NACA, NASA's predecessor organization the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, was established in March 1913 by Congress to ''supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight, with a view to their practical solutions.'' The Ames Aeronautical...
Topics: Where -- Ames Research Center ARC, Where -- California
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/testing_future.html
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Test pilot Lawrence A. Clousing climbs into his Lockheed P-80 aircraft for a test flight at the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Moffett Field, Calif. Image Credit: NACA
Topics: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC), Where -- Moffet Field
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/clousing.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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Test of 1/2 Scale Model of the MX-656 airplane. 3/4 Right front view of model in attitude for yaw test.
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NASA held a ceremonial groundbreaking and dedication event on Aug. 25, 2009 for what is expected to become the highest-performing building in the federal government. The new, environmentally friendly building at NASA«És Ames Research Center is being named 'Sustainability Base' in honor of the first humans to walk on the surface of another world from their Tranquility Base Apollo 11 lunar landing site 40 years ago. Pictured (left to right): Steve Zornetzer (associate center director), Lt. Gov...
Topics: What -- Apollo 11, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/iotw/green_groundbreaking.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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These are the smiling faces of the interns at NASA's Ames Research Center this summer. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/464902main_Summer%202010%20Higher%20Education%20Cohort_full.jpg
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Moments after word that the LCROSS Centaur and spacecraft had successfully separated. Left to right: John Marmie, Jack Boyd, Lewis Braxton III, Tina Panontin (standing) Pete Worden and Chuck Duff (standing). Image credit: Eric James
Topics: What -- Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), What -- Centaur
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/iotw/centaur_celebration.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center / J.P. Weins
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Spring has arrived to NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, Calif. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / J.P. Weins
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center ARC
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/spring.html
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An F/A-18 mission support aircraft shadows NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP during a functional check flight in restricted airspace near Edwards Air Force Base and the Dryden Flight Research Center on Dec. 9, 2009. The flight included an evaluation of the aircraft's systems, including engines, flight controls and communication. Credit: NASA / Jim Ross
Topics: Edwards Air Force Base, Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)
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SOFIA, NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, took off into the heavens for its first science flight earlier this week. Photo Credit: NASA / Tom Tschida Read more about the SOFIA mission
Topic: What -- SOFIA
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/503318main_%204_3_ratio_sofia_full.jpg
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by NASA / Eric James
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Ames Deputy Center Director, Lew Braxton, visited with students from ACE Charter School in San Jose, Calif. who were learning math and science using NASA's educational software ''Smart Skies.'' The software simulates real problems that air traffic controllers work with every day to encourage the students to become excited about science, technology, engineering and math. Visit the ''Smart Skies'' website to get more information about this software. Photo Credit: NASA / Eric James
Topics: Lew Braxton, ames
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/Smart_Skies.html
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Santa Clara University students are running mission operations for Organism/Organic Exposure to Orbital Stresses (O/OREOS) nanosatellite for a year and then for several more years for educational and engineering experiments. Pictured here are Michael Neumann (left) and Anthony Young. Photo credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Eric James
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/502391main_ACD10-0220-004_full.jpg
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NASA Ames recently welcomed the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) with tours of research facilities and presentations of present and future NASA missions. Photo Credit NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2011/iotw/sacnas.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center / Eric James
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Ames Researcher, Terry Fong, participated in the robot block party at Stanford University on April 14, 2010. The Stanford Program in Law, Science, and Technology is hosting the event as part of the inaugural year of National Robotics Week. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Eric James
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center ARC
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/terry_fong_robot_block_party.html
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by NASA Ames Research Center
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Investigation in 40x80' W.T. of static characteristics of Republic XP-91 full scale model. Preliminary test of 1/8 scale half model in 2x5 tunnel.
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Investigation in 40x80' W.T. of static characteristics of Republic XP-91 full scale model. Preliminary test of 1/8 scale half model in 2x5 tunnel.
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Reeves Electronic Analog Computer (REAC), Ames' first electronic computing machine, was acquired in 1949 to perform control simulation analysis. Photo Credit: NASA
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/reeves.html
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The STS-119 crew flew to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to take part in terminal countdown demonstration test activities, which include equipment familiarization and emergency exit training and culminate in a simulated launch countdown. After their arrival at the Shuttle Landing Facility, the astronauts took part in a question-and-answer session with the media. Mission Specialist Koichi Wakata (far right) responds to a Japanese reporter. Wakata represents the Japan Aerospace Exploration...
Topics: STS-119, Discovery, launch, crew, astronauts, Who -- Koichi Wakata, What -- STS-119, What --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/09-01-19.html
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Ames hosted a pumpkin carving contest on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. This Giants fan expressed their enthusiasm for the World Series with a creative pumpkin carving. The San Francisco Giants won the world series on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/495537main_ACD10-0209-014_full.jpg
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In the Vehicle Assembly Building high bay 4 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, one of the Ares I-X upper stage simulator segments bears the NASA insignia. The upper stage simulator will be used in the test flight identified as Ares I-X in 2009. Image credit: NASA/Tim Jacobs Nov. 21, 2008
Topics: Ares, NASA log, test flight, segment, What -- Ares Launch Vehicles, Where -- Kennedy Space Center...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/08-11-21.html
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NASA held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Pleiades, the world's third-fastest supercomputer, on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008. Pictured from left to right: Silicon Graphics, Inc. CEO, Robert ÷·_Ä__Bo÷·_Ä__ Ewald; Ames Center Director S. Pete Worden; High-End Computing Capability Deputy Project Manager, William Thigpen; SCAP Director, Walter Hussey; Intel Corp. Senior Vice President, Patrick Gelsinger; High-End Computing Capability Project Manager, Rupak Biswas. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research...
Topics: Pleiades Ribbon Cutting, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/pleiades_ribbon_cutting.html
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In 2003, NASA Ames Research Center performed an experiment with fruit flies. The experiment eventually flew on the space station as part of the space station biological research program. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2011/iotw/fruit_fly_dish.html
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On Feb. 28, 2009, Peter Jenniskens, meteor astronomer at NASA Ames Research Center and the SETI Institute Mountain View, Calif., found his first 2008TC3 meteorite, which broke into two pieces when it landed. "It was an incredible feeling," Jenniskens said. "I realized that I was the first person to lay eyes on these rocks from space, laying there in the sand much the same as the day they fell on the ground," he said. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / SETI / Peter...
Topics: Peter's Meteorites, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/news/features/2009/Petersmeteorites.html
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On Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 NASA Ames Research Center celebrated its 70-year anniversary with a parade of antique cars. Pete Worden gives a thumbs up as he gets into one of the classic cars for the parade. Photo Credit: NASA
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/pete_worden_classic_car.html
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Clarence ''Sy'' Syverston died the evening of Sept. 13, 2010 at the age of 84. He was director of NASA Ames Research Center from 1977 to 1984. Read Ames Research Center Director S. Pete Worden's statement on the passing of Clarence ''Sy'' Syverston. Photo Credit: NASA
Topic: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/482556main_syverston_full.jpg
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From left, Charlie Friedericks and Giovanni Manelli, with the NASA's Ames Research Center inspect the Ames-managed O/OREOS nano satellite at Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2010, in advance of the satellite's planned launch into orbit. Image credit: U.S. Air Force/Lou Hernandez
Topics: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC), Where -- Alaska
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/499020main_101017-F-2428H-002_full.jpg
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NASA's Ames Research Center hosted Observe the Moon night on Saturday Sept. 18, 2010. This event was sponsored by the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI). Nearly 400 similar International Observe the Moon Night events were held in more than 40 countries around the world on Sept. 18. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Topics: What -- Moon, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/484185main_observe_moon_night_full.jpg
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Young and old alike came out to Moffett Field on Aug. 1 to get a closer look at our lunar neighbor. The event was hosted by NASA's LCROSS mission and the NASA Lunar Science Institute in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy.
Topics: What -- Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), What -- Moon
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/iotw/Moon_view_iotw.html
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The anniversary of the Oakland fire storm was this week. As a precursor to Ikhana, a C-130 flight was used by firefighters to ''see'' through the smoke and better direct their efforts. This image calls out landmarks within the fire region. Image specifics are as follows. This data was acquired by the NASA C-130B Earth Resources Survey aircraft flying at 6,000 ft. mean sea level at 10:26 a. m. on October 21, 1991. The sensor used was the NS001 Thermatic Mapper Simulator, with a ground resolution...
Topic: What -- Earth
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/491424main_oakland_fire_full.jpg
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Northrop N9M-2 airplane; 3/4 front view from below.
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Northrop N9M-2 airplane; 3/4 rear view. Detail of rear boom 40x80' wind tunnel mounting of Northrop.
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Ship being refueled. Pictorial Shot.
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Dr. Norman Banks from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation gave a presentation at NASA Ames Research Center on Jan. 10, 2010 about the influence that Martin Luther King had on his life growing up in Los Angeles, Calif. Photo Credit: NASA
Topics: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC), Where -- Los Angeles
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/mlk_2010.html
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Michelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura on the famous TV show Star Trek visited NASA Ames Research Center. In this photo she is posing with Roger Hunter, Kepler project manager and Doug Caldwell, Kepler science team member. Photo Credit: NASA
Topics: Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC), What - - Kepler, Who - - Michelle Nicholls
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/nicholls_w_kepler.html
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Nichelle Nichols attended a festive gala to celebrate Ames 70th anniversary on Jan. 23, 2010. Nichols played Lt. Uhura, fourth in command of the Starship Enterprise, in the legendary TV series Star Trek. In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, her role became ''the first non-stereotypical role portrayed by a black women in television history.'' She successfully helped NASA recruit the first women and minority astronauts for the Space Shuttle Program, for which she received NASA's distinguished...
Topics: What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2010/iotw/uhura.html
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External Tank 130 arrives in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. ET 130, which will be used on the Hubble servicing mission, STS-125, will be moved into a high bay for checkout. Image credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller Dec. 4, 2008
Topics: Hubble, external tank, space shuttle, What -- STS-125, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter, Where --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/multimedia/images/08-12-4.html
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Neil deGrasse Tyson recently attended the 1,000 days since launch party for Kepler. Tyson is a well known astrophysicist and science communicator. This year it was announced that Tyson will be hosting a new sequel to Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" TV series. The entire Kepler team was thrilled that Tyson was able to celebrate this event with them. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2011/iotw/neil_deGrasse_tyson_visit.html
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Jet driven stabilizer Tail in back position upper horizontal stabilizer.
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Mosaic image of the lunar south pole near the Faustini Crater, a candidate LCROSS impact site. This perspective would reveal the impact debris plume as it rises above the crater rim into sunlight against the dark background of space. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center
Topics: NASA Developing Plans to Capture Lunar Impacts, What -- Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2008/iotw/mosaic_Spole_2008nov07UT.html
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N. American XP-82 model; less tail plus pressure tube strut.
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Moonfest 2009 was hosted by the LCROSS mission and the NASA Lunar Science Institute at NASA Ames Research Center on July 19, 2009. More than 11,000 people braved the heat and traffic to join in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the moon landings, the LCROSS mission and space exploration.
Topics: What -- Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), What -- Moon, Where -- Ames...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2009/iotw/Moonfest_iotw.html
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Blimp inside Hangar One. Photo Credit: NASA Ames Research Center
Topics: Macon, Where -- Ames Research Center (ARC)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2008/macon_14.html
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Date: Nov 16, 1940 NACA Photographer Dr George W. Lewis, NACA Director of Aeronautical Research (1929-1947) first visit to Ames Lab: L-R; John Parsons, William Mc Avoy, Donald H. Wood, Dr. Lewis, S. J. DeFrance, Author B. Freeman, Carlton Bioletti
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Date: Nov 16, 1940 W.H. McAvoy Ames test pilot returning from an early flight of first test airplane at Ames, a North American O-47
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DATE: NOV 16, 1940 W.H. MCAVOY AMES TEST PILOT RETURNING FROM AN EARLY FLIGHT OF FIRST TEST AIRPLANE AT AMES, A NORTH AMERICAN O-47
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Date: Nov 16, 1940 A new three-place North American O-47A observation airplane with Army Air Corps marking was the first ircraft to arrive at Ames. The Circular antenna on top of the canopy is for direction finding. A close look show that help from the front cockpit was needed for directional control when using a rope (instead of a tow bar) to tow the aircraft. (Sept 1940). W.H. McAvoy Ames test pilot returning from an early flight of first test airplane at Ames, a North American O-47A-1 (or...
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Date: Nov 9, 1940 Aerial view of Ames Aeronautical Laboratory showing Flight Research Lab and Construction of 16ft wind tunnel
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Date: Oct 22, 1940 Dr Mead and Members of staff in front of Flight Research Lab building
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Date: Oct 14, 1940 O-47A airplane arrival at Ames Aeronautical Lab The O-47A was Ames first test plane
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Date: Aug 30, 1940 Dr Smitty DeFrance greets Ames original staff members as they prepare to have photo taken
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DATE: AUG 30, 1940 AMES STAFF STANDING IN FRONT OF THE NEW FLIGHT RESEARCH BUILDING. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: FIRST ROW: M.U. NETTLE, M.A. WILLEY, M.H. DAVIES, M.W. ST. JOHN, S.J. DEFRANCE, E.R. SHARP, M.G. POOLE, V. BURGESS, R.A. PIPKIN. SECOND ROW: A.B. FREEMAN, T.W. O'BRIANT, L.T. VIDELL, C. F. WILSON, R.M. FOSTER, M.C. MASSA, M.J. HOOD, C. BIOLETTI, C.W. FRICK, W.G. VINCENTI, H.W. KIRSCHBAUM, L. A. RODERT, E.C. BRAIG, C. GERBO. THIRD ROW: R.E. BROWNING, E.H. WOOD, R HUGHES, G BULIFANT, J.V....
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Date: June 30, 1940 Ames Personnel in front of construction shack FRONT: ER Sharp, CF Frick, JF Parsons, E York, R Pippin, M Nettle, M G Poole, C Bioletti CENTER: R Clark, G Bulifant, J Delaney H. Allen, J. White, H. Houston, W. Walker, M. Green BACK: E. W. Betts. W.G.. Vincenti, H Kirschbaum, A.B. Follman, F. Nickle, E.C.. Briag, P. Prizler
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Date: April 28, 1940 NACA Photographer Arriving Engineers were John Parsons and Ferril Nickle (January 29, 1940) They were the first permanent members of the laboratory's staff on site. Other early arrivals from Langley were: Carlton Bioletti, March 1; Arthur B. Freeman, March 2; Edward R. Sharp, March 11; Manie G Poole, March 11; H. Julian Allen, April 13; Geroge E. Bulifant, April 17; Howard W. Krischbaum, April 29; and John P. Houston, April 29. Russ Robinson on-site representative of the...
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Date: April 9, 1940 Ames personnel